I was particularly struck by the book written by Michael Porter on value-based health care when studying for my MBA. He is an esteemed advisor to the NHS. What is Value-Based Health Care? Value in healthcare is realised when we achieve the best possible healthcare outcomes for our population with the resources that we have, and these outcomes should be comparable with the best in the world.
Michael R. Gooseman 1 David J. O’Regan Department of Cardiac Surgery Jubilee Wing Leeds General Infirmary Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Leeds United Kingdom Corresponding author: Mr David J. O’Regan Consultant Cardiac Surgeon Leeds General Infirmary David_o_regan@hotmail.com Highlights Diminishing role of percussion in clinical practice Changing face of the clinical examination Keywords Clinical examination – […]
Katherine Hurst, David O’Regan Have you been told during a weekend ward round or night shift.. ‘In our day we worked a one in two’, ‘In our day we lived in the hospital.’ These statements are impressively true, but along with this our now consultant body had meals provided, a bar in the Mess… an […]
David O’Regan Consultant Cardiac Surgeon Director of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh in 1859 and decided to study medicine at Edinburgh University. It was one of his teachers, Dr Joseph Bell, a Fellow of the College of Surgeons, who […]